Class and Race as Competing Self Interests or Whiteness as Symbolic Politics, Part 2

Read Part I By Thomas Rudd, Research conducted by Kinder and Winter (2001) suggests that there is a huge difference in public opinion between Whites and Blacks on policy issues related to race. They maintain that the racial divide over such policy issues as school integration and affirmative action is mostly a story of political … Continue reading »

Race and Death: Breathing While Black

By Tom Rudd, Director of Education and Emerging Research, Also published on Race-Talk Death is inevitable. In an ideal world, we would all die in our sleep in a peaceful state of bliss without pain or regret.  In the real world, death comes at its own pace and in myriad ways.  Most of us, especially … Continue reading »